Attorney Holly B. Haines, a past NHWBA president who currently practices with Abramson, Brown & Dugan, was recently selected as the winner of the New Hampshire Bar Association's 2019 Hollman Award.
This award is given annually in honor of Judge Philip Hollman to an attorney who has a record of advocacy for gender equality in the legal system.
Holly will be honored at NHBA's Midyear Meeting during the Gender Equality Breakfast on February 15th in Manchester. Tickets are available here.
Annual Retreat - Save the Date!
We've set the date for our Annual Retreat, a can't-miss networking event at the Inn at Mill Falls in Meredith.
Please kindly save Friday, March 29th and Saturday, March 30th for the overnight event.
We'll have more details and registration information soon. Hope to see you there!
January Book Club
Our book club is taking the month of December off, but will be back on January 14th.
We'll be discussing The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone.
Please register online if you are interested.
Volunteers Needed for Moot Court Competition
The National Black Law Students Association is hosting the Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition in Nashua from January 24-26.
The competition's fact pattern changes yearly to encourage discourse on relevant public interest issues that primarily affect minorities. This year's fact pattern addresses the First Amendment protections and contractual obligations of athletes.
For more information, please email Marissa S. Monteiro.
NH Bar Association Award Nominations
The New Hampshire Bar Association is currently accepting nominations for multiple awards.
The Outstanding Service in Public Sector / Public Interest Law Award is presented to an attorney or an organization involved in government service, military service, law enforcement, public interest law service, or at a nonprofit organization. Email a completed nomination form to Allison Borowy by December 14.The Vickie M. Bunnell Award hasn't been given to a woman in more than ten years. It is presented to an attorney from a small firm who has exhibited dedication and devotion to community by giving of their time and talents, legal or otherwise. Email Allison Borowy to submit a nomination by December 21.
The Distinguished Service to the Public Award is presented an attorney who best exhibits service to the public on behalf of the administration of justice. Email Allison Borowy to submit a nomination by December 21.
Honor Your SHERO
In celebration of NHWBA's 20th Anniversary, we unveiled our SHERO campaign to honor the female heroes of our members and friends. Do you have someone you admire and want to emulate? Is there someone who is a role model for you? Here's your chance to recognize that person by making a donation in their honor.
Who's your SHERO? Click here to recognize her.